Mammoth Tusk, Siberia - 16"
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This incredible complete fossil mammoth tusk is in an impeccable condition - an unbelievable discovery from Sothwest Siberia!
The tusk comes from a baby mammoth that trekked through the frozen tundra more than 20,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene.
This gorgeous fossil is ready to be displayed with a custom-made solid oak stand.
The natural coloration is stunning mix of ivory white and beige colour.
Importantly, this Ice Age treasure has not been painted over or had large areas filled like many tusks on the market.
Measures 16 inches / 40.5 cm (straight line).
Weighs 1.84 lbs. / 835 grams
Diameter measures 1.5 inches / 3.8 cm
Height of tusk on stand is 16.4 inches / 41.5 cm.
Base measures 9.8 x 4.7 inches / 25 x 12 cm
Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
Location: Southwestern Siberia, in Russia.
Age: 22,000 years old
Fossil mammoth ivory can be distinguished from present-day elephant ivory by the angle of crosshatching (Schreger lines) and can be traded internationally.
Note: due to present restrictions we cannot ship to California, New York state, New Jersey, Illinois, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oregon, or Hawaii.
Model of woolly mammoth at Royal BC Museum. Source: Wikipedia